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Origin of life honestly discussed at Baylor?


Goodness, wasn’t that the campus where the Evolutionary Informatics Lab got shut down?

= We are NOT supposed to actually test naturalist theories.

As a “Christian” U, Baylor can holler for Jesus as long as it doesn’t matter in any way to how anyone thinks, works, or lives.

So, no matter how crazy the hypothesis, as long as it leaves no room for intelligent design, it is a big success.

Now this Baylor chem and biochem guy, Charles Garner, asks (Monday, November 17)

Did life begin as a result of purely chemical processes, or is that view only a materialistic/
naturalistic assumption?

Discoveries in origin-of-life chemistry are announced in the popular scientific press on a regular basis. But these reports tend to be
sensationalized and rarely if ever put in the perspective of the problem to be solved, which is the extreme complexity of even the simplest imaginable living cell.

This talk will present the current state of prebiotic chemistry in the context of the problem to be solved: what kinds of organic structures and what organizational processes would be necessary for a chemical origin of life to take place?

To even ask such a question is to already transgress. We are supposed to know that stupid molecules achieve smartness due to Darwin’s magic.

See also: The Science Fictions series at your fingertips (origin of life) , for a brief summary of goes-nowhere theories on origin of life by non-intelligent means.

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corrected link: podcast - Dr. Charles Garner on Chirality http://castroller.com/podcasts/IntelligentDesignThe/1028875 bornagain77
I really enjoyed this talk on the problem of 'left handed' homochirality by Dr. Charles Garner from a few years back: Dr. Charles Garner on the problem of Chirality in nature and Origin of Life Research - audio http://intelligentdesign.podomatic.com/player/web/2010-04-12T17_21_16-07_00 bornagain77

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